Saturday, August 23, 2014

DROUGHT LIKE CONDITIONS IN NORTHWEST PLAINS !!!

North India especially the northern plains are experiencing one of the disastrous monsoon this year. There's hardly any rain in the plains of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi & West UP from the beginning of the monsoon season. Most of the districts are under deficient category while many are under scanty category.

Punjab & Haryana(including Chandigarh & Delhi) are the only two subdivisions which are under scanty category as per the data available till 22nd August. Punjab subdivision is bearing a deficit of -62% whereas Haryana division tops the table with -63% rain deficit since June 1. Also West UP is having rain deficit of -54%.
Now let's have a look at the district wise rainfall figures of the northern states...
ACCORDING TO IMD NORMS, RAINFALL IS CATEGORISED AS
 EXCESS [+20% or More]
NORMAL [+19% to -19%]  
 DEFICIENT [ -20% to -59%] 
 SCANTY [-60% to -99%]  
NO RAIN [-100%]
Data is available upto 20 August...





  PICS COURTESY: IMD

Days are getting terribly hot. Hissar has touched 40c, and as expected in vagaries, Delhi AirPort touched 39.6c.....

15 comments:

Hrishikesh said...

Would love to see a nice thunderstorm today evening in Mumbai

sset said...

Guess like cyclone "Nauk" arabian sea low is slowly making its way towards MAHA/GUJ - monsoon can become active again - IMD heavy rains for entire MAHA 25ths onwards...

rajesh said...

Very well shown...But situation is bad..Arpit.

sset said...

Intense thunder storms over Navi Mumbai - heavy rains - seems Arabian sea low has started feeding MAHA in advance?

vishwas shinde said...

No rain IN SATNACRUZ only THUNDER IS here

sset said...

Santacruz touching nearly 2000mm!

Abhijit said...

Heavy TS Rain with vertical lightning striking & crackling thundering lashed Badlapur between 4 to 6pm. Rainfall recorded 79mms in 2hrs.(private own reading)

Arpit Sharma said...

Thnx sir :)

Junaid said...

New Panvel received 30 mm in the ferocious stormof lightening and thunder!

sset said...

But western disturbances have always brought excess of rains for Northern India (outside SWM period)- september entire period can revers with NW India back to rains like sept/oct 2013

Vinod Desai said...

Its raining in malad with thundering from last 30 mins..

Vinod Desai said...

Sir,
What is the outlook for september for north india and konkan region and marathwada.

Hrishikesh said...

Did not get thunderstorm in western suburbs yesterday hopefully will get today can see the clouds developing good chance today evening maybe

Hrishikesh said...

Sir getting a thunderstorm now no rain till now but lightning and thunder

KHYATI PANDIT said...

sir what is your forcast of rain for mumbai frm monday 25th to 30th august